This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Medical Records family description: Support the delivery of health care by developing, organizing, implementing and maintaining health information systems for accurate storage and retrieval of medical information in accordance with the standards of the institution, accrediting and regulating agencies.
Functions as chief of operations; manages the department and assists the Director in decision making and reorganizing, planning and controlling day-to-day operations. Manages the department's retention, preservation and retrieval systems in accordance with hospital goals; responsible for the department's quality assurance program; coordinates the updating of all legal, medical and financial regulations and ensures compliance. Develops and implements appropriate methodology for establishing classification and indexing systems best suited to the hospital's needs and assists in developing, promulgating and revising Medical Records' goals, procedures and guidelines. Supervises the analyses of record utilization and designs systems to improve their usefulness; develops standards for the retention of records to ensure confidentiality and availability. Supervises subordinates engaged in the collection, analysis, coding, maintenance and retrieval of medical records; supports health care by participating in the instruction of students and medical staff about Medical Records Administration Program; interacts with clinical and administrative departments to promote the achievement of department goals. Supervises subordinate staff; represents the department in the Director's absence.
BS in Medical Records, RRA certification. Four years of experience to include two years in management. Masters in related field.
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